Research interests:

Braided rivers, geomorphology, hydraulic modelling, flood modelling, rivers, flood risk assessment, river restoration, flood monitoring, natural flood risk management

Career history:

University:
BSc. (HONS) Geology and Physical Geography, University of Edinburgh, 2013-2017
MSc. (Research), University of Glasgow, 2017-2018
PhD (CASE Partnership with SEPA), University of Glasgow, 2018-2022

Industry:
Cbec Eco-Engineering, Jul 2017 — Oct 2017, Flood Modelling Intern
Blake Geoservices, Aug 2016 — Aug 2016, Geotechnical Intern
Met Office Aug, 2015 — Sep 2015, Climate analyst Intern
Hydroplan, Jun 2015 — Aug 2015, Environmental Intern

Active research projects:

Current MSc title – ‘Rainfall-to-reach, real time modelling of braided river morphodynamics’
PhD starting in Oct 2018 – ‘Assessing the geomorphological effectiveness of river restoration using multi-stage channels’ (CASE partner SEPA)

Recent publications:

A walk by the river: three-dimensional reconstruction of surface sedimentology and topography using wearable laser scanning
R Williams, ML Lamy, E Stott, G Maniatis
AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts